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State Legislatures Magazine

imgHire Power
Hire Power
To close the skills gap, states are teaming up with industries that need, but can’t find, qualified workers.
imgCommon Core: Put to the Test
Common Core: Put to the Test
State legislatures have become ground zero for the new Common Core education standards.
imgFraud Fighter or Ballot Blocker?
Fraud Fighter or Ballot Blocker?
Although voter ID legislation has dwindled, controversy over the laws continues.
imgEthics, Elections and Accusation
Ethics, Elections and Accusation
Preventing frivolous, unfounded ethics complaints, especially during election season, helps keep politics out of the process.
imgBig Data = Big Benefits
Big Data = Big Benefits
States are using large amounts of data to improve efficiency, fight fraud and identify savings.
imgFour Decades Strong: The 1990s
Four Decades Strong: The 1990s
The good times rolled, but they also spawned term limits and other challenges for lawmakers.

THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE

September 2014 State Legislatures CoverStates teaming with industry to train workers, the debate over Voter ID, Common Core standards in the states, the benefits of big data and much more are explored in this month's issue. 

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STATESTATS

Stats graphicDiscover how one good graphic can convey the same information as hundreds of words, With StateStats you gain knowleldge of an important public policy issue each month through maps, charts and graphs. This month, learn about hwo states regulate drinking water. 

 

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TRENDS AND TRANSITIONS

Learn more about some of the hottest topics state legislatures are having to dealing with. Find out where legislation is being introduced and where it's passed. This month's issue looks at stalkers and tracking technology, state exports, financial lirteracy, extending the age of foster care and more. 

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PEOPLE AND POLITICS

Donkey and Elephant graphicKeep track of what's in and what's out, who's up and who's down, where's left and where's right, under the domes in legislatures across the country.

 

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STATELINE

Enjoy these short news tidbits from around the country that will have you asking: Who thought that was a good idea? to Why don't we do that in my state? In each issue, you'll find 10 of the most interesting, illuminating, unusual and sometimes silly news items we've discovered from the states. This month covers topics from gloves on servers in California to the end of the "Fish Wars" in Washington state, from the cheapest states to Louisiana's rules for big cats.

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OVERVIEW | STATE LEGISLATURES MAGAZINE

State Legislatures is the national magazine of state policy and politics. It informs legislators, staff, professors, lobbyists and the public about innovations, trends and actions in the 50 states and six territories. It covers a wide spectrum of public policy in a well-respected, comprehensive, unbiased manner. On its pages you can read about new legislation, effective programs and federal initiatives that affect the states. You’ll gain insight into what makes leaders tick and what drives the legislative institution. And, it not only provides professional development tips and social media opportunities, but also grist for the water cooler.

Published since 1975, it’s currently issued 10 times a year—in print, mobile and online versions. The magazine celebrates its 40th year in 2014. Celebrate with us. Open its pages, download it onto your tablet, or log on to link to more information.

Dog-ear its pages, tear out ideas, share it with colleagues. But mostly, read it, learn from it and enjoy.

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  • Table of Contents: September 2014

    This page contains the table of contents for the September 2014 issue of State Legislatures magazine. The issue includes stories on states teaming with industry to train workers, the debate over Voter ID, Common Core standards in the states, the benefits of big data and much more.

  • Table of Contents: July-August 2014

    This page contains the table of contents for the July-August 2014 issue of State Legislatures magazine. The issue includes stories on partisanship, capitol renovation projects, legislative compensation, gay lawmakers, hemp and much more.

  • Table of Contents: June 2014

    This page contains the table of contents for the June 2014 issue of State Legislatures magazine. The issue includes stories on identity theft, culturally competent health care workers, smartphone thefts, No Child Left Behind waivers and more.

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